Consultant, Food Fortification

Posted By: Nutrition International

New Delhi

Not Specified

Program Implementation

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

Other Specific Skill Requirements:

  • A result-oriented approach and proven ability to manage, track and coordinate complex multi-partner large-scale programs.
  • Knowledge of the health/nutrition field in India.
  • Should have overall understanding of food fortification environment and policies related to health and nutrition that may affect current or future programs in India.
  • Ability to network and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the objectives of the program. The position will particularly require a strong ability to engage and negotiate with senior government officials at national and state level in India.
  • Ability to assess programmatic risks and develop and manage effective mitigation strategies.
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently, mainly within India.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently and generate innovation.
  • Strong communications skills (oral and written). Ability to effectively represent the program in various fora. Ability to develop and implement a communications strategy for the India program and to ensure its delivery.
  • Ability to use effectively tools and systems for financial planning and tracking (e.g. disbursement tracking systems).
  • Good computer skills, including MS Office programs.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


Note: This job description can and will be amended as require from time to time.


Application should be sent by email to: .


NI is a non-smoking work environment. 

Eligibility Criteria

Education/Professional qualifications/Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Food Technology, Food Processing, Food Science; or in the fields of Food science and nutrition, engineering, if supported by appropriate experience in working in Food Fortification.
  • At least 7 years of work experience in developing and implementing programs in India.
  • Prior experience in managing large scale project/programs is essential.
  • Track record progressive increase in responsibilities is an added advantage


Language Skills

  • Fluency in Hindi and English (Reading, Writing & Oratory Skills) is a prerequisite. Knowledge of other languages spoken in India would be an asset.


Travel Requirements

  • Frequent travel to states.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Nutrition International
  • About Organization:We work to deliver the greatest nutrition impact at the lowest cost. Whether conducting cutting-edge research, influencing policy, improving delivery, or integrating nutrition into new platforms, Nutrition International is a global leader in nutrition.